Dermatological Dilemma

A person is known by his or her face. A little problem can be a serious nuisance because a blemish or a small pimple can look so prominent. Katherine always wanted to be an actress. Recently, she received the best offer of her life. She had been exercising to lose a bit of weight, and […]

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Painful Rashes

Is your skin irritated or red? Do you have a rash and you don’t know what it’s from? Dr. Toni Stockton specializes in rashes. The following information can be useful when diagnosing your skin problem. Hives vs Shingles Hives and shingles are two rashes that often get mixed up by an untrained eye. Both hives […]

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Melanage Peel – Is It Beneficial?

Uneven skin tone can make a person self-conscious. Melasma is the skin condition that is responsible for hyper-pigmentation of the skin, which causes the uneven skin tone. Sun exposure is the primary reason for this condition. However, other factors such as family history and hormone replacement therapy can make melasma worse. There are a number […]

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Micro-Needling Therapy – Does it Work?

The formation of wrinkles and fine lines are a result of aging. As we age, our skin loses its ability to produce collagen and elastin, which are necessary for healthy, smooth skin. In their absence, facial skin develops wrinkles and creases. Cosmetic skin treatments can help get rid of wrinkles and fine lines but most […]

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Embrace the Dark Side (When it Comes to Chocolates!) to Help Protect Your Skin

Although the health benefits of dark chocolate are well-publicized, it turns out that there’s another benefit that most of our clients here at our Phoenix dermatology practice may not be aware of. Chocolates, the dark ones to be specific, are actually chock full of flavonols (plant-based antioxidants) that have protective properties against ultraviolet radiation. Early […]

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